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  • WORLD

    Protestors clash with Seattle police in latest outcry over US feds

    AFP, Published on 26/07/2020

    » SEATTLE: US police used flashbang grenades, pepper spray and tear gas as protestors marched in cities across the country amid a wave of public anger over Donald Trump's planned "surge" of federal agents into major metropolises.

  • LIFE

    Greyhound is a thrilling Atlantic run

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 24/07/2020

    » Tom Hanks is making a new action movie based on World War II, and what's not to psych about? Greyhound is a new American war film directed by Aaron Schneider and based on the 1955 novel The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester. It illustrates the life and death moments of the Battle of the Atlantic in early 1942.

  • WORLD

    Global virus infections hit record highs in swelling pandemic

    AFP, Published on 02/07/2020

    » LOS ANGELES: Global coronavirus infections have hit record highs as the United States and Brazil battle the world's deadliest outbreaks while new clusters around the planet test fragile gains in containing the disease.

  • OPINION

    A sad reminder of an infamous battle

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 28/06/2020

    » Like most expats I keep an eye open for any news from my hometown, which happens to be Reading in Berkshire. I surfaced last Sunday morning to find the lead item on the news was the awful murder of three Reading people relaxing in Forbury Gardens, a small park in the centre of town. When something horrible like that happens in a place you once regularly frequented, no matter how long ago, it prompts a most uncomfortable, empty feeling. My condolences to those who lost loved ones.

  • OPINION

    7 secrets of Thai Covid-19 success

    News, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 23/06/2020

    » When the first coronavirus infection was detected on Jan 13, there were fears that Thailand would be the hardest hit by the pandemic, and that the country might not survive due to the onslaught unleashed by a faceless enemy.

  • BUSINESS

    Building South Korea's post-pandemic economy

    Asia focus, Published on 15/06/2020

    » South Korea seems to be winning the battle against Covid-19. It has been recording little more than a handful of new cases per day for weeks, and though the relaxation of social-distancing guidelines has led to some fresh outbreaks, the situation appears likely to remain under control. The bigger question is whether it can contain the economic fallout.

  • LIFE

    Same but different

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 09/06/2020

    » As Thailand officially enters the rainy season according to the Thai Meteorological Department announcement released last month, the country is also gearing towards a bad flu season.

  • WORLD

    WHO warns of pressure on Latin American health systems

    AFP, Published on 02/06/2020

    » RIO DE JANEIRO: Healthcare systems across Latin America risk being overwhelmed by the coronavirus, the World Health Organization has said, as the death toll from the disease in hard-hit Brazil nears 30,000.

  • WORLD

    Latin America's slums facing losing battle against virus spread

    AFP, Published on 29/05/2020

    » MONTEVIDEO - As the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe, Latin America's slum dwellers waited defenseless in its path. Now, with the region becoming the new epicenter of the crisis, the virus is unleashing destruction on its most vulnerable populations.

  • WORLD

    Japan wins virus fight by ignoring rulebook

    Published on 23/05/2020

    » TOKYO: Japan’s state of emergency is nearing its end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It got there despite largely ignoring the default playbook.

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